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White and Black –

Black Paper Working on black paper is a great drawing exercise. Normally darker values are created by building layers of graphite or charcoal, with black paper however, the opposite is true.   It is a great way to look at objects.  Personally, I find it easier to  draw on black.  Squinting while looking at an …

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Eight Seconds

The eight second ride, from what I am told, is a long eight seconds.  I always find it interesting that some moments in our lives seem to take forever while others speed by so quickly, yet the actual time that has passed might be the same.  Why? Why do the events in our lives that …

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The Brawn

New Series This is the first piece in a new series of drawings.  With Calgary Stampede and Heritage Days fast approaching it seems fitting to focus my attention on western life.  Growing up on a farm, I remember how exciting this time of year always was.  It was thrilling to see baby animals, new plants,  …

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